Junior Survey Programmer

7 days left

Rockville , MD
May 16, 2022
Jul 06, 2022
Full Time
Westat is an employee-owned corporation providing research services to agencies of the U.S. Government, as well as businesses, foundations, and state and local governments. Westat's research, technical, and administrative staff of more than 2,000 is located at our headquarters in Rockville, Maryland, near Washington, DC.

Job Summary:
Westat is seeking motivated and detail-oriented individuals to join our survey programming team. In this role, you will be part of a team that supports the development of surveys in social science research. Survey research experience or knowledge a plus.

Job Responsibilities:
•    Programming multimode research surveys for web, mobile, desktop using Blaise software
•    Survey testing and quality control
•    Designing UI's for survey's using HTML, CSS & JavaScript
•    Collaborating in a team environment to deliver creative solutions

Basic Qualifications: 
•    A bachelor's degree preferably in IT or research related field, with 0-2 years of work experience. 
•    Experience or knowledge with coding using scripting or programming languages such as JavaScript, C# or Python. 

Preferred Qualifications: 
•    Experience programming surveys or data collection instruments using survey software authoring languages such as Qualtrics, Voxco, Unicom or similar. 
•    Experience with databases like; SQL server, PostGres, MongoDB etc,  
Minimum Qualifications:
•    Ability to work well in a team environment.
•    Good oral and written communication skills.
•    Organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.  

Westat is committed to building a diverse workforce and a culture of inclusivity, belonging and equity for all. We believe that our greatest strength draws on the different backgrounds, cultures, perspectives and experiences of our employees.

Westat offers a well-rounded and comprehensive benefits program focused on wellness and work/life balance. Eligible employees may participate in:
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Vacation Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Holiday Leave
  • Professional Development
  • Health Advocate
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Travel Accident Insurance
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Health Savings Account

Protecting the health and safety of our employees and survey participants is a top priority for Westat. As a federal government contractor, Westat will require Westat staff, regardless of work location, to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon hire and to follow all safety protocols, subject to approved accommodations under applicable law.

Westat is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, gender identity or expression, or any other protected status under applicable law.

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